While most of the city is either sleeping or suffering through some 7am workout class they pretend to like, Asadero Chikali is busy preparing a variety of warm stews for early morning tacos. Mornings at this East LA food truck consist of delicious tacos de guisado that leave us breaking a healthy sweat at 10am (kinda like that 7am cycling class). These perfect breakfast tacos come with the truck’s handmade flour tortillas and include fillings like shredded beef with roasted potatoes, chicharron cooked in tangy salsa, and spicy Mexican chorizo with scrambled eggs. You can also enjoy the same tortillas with a classic Norteño carne asada, which comes well seasoned with a nice smoky flavor from the grill. But a carne asada pitstop at Chikali wouldn’t be complete without a cheesy vampiro - corn tortillas that get grilled into a crispy disc before receiving handfuls of melty cheese and more grilled tender asada on top.
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